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Adjustment of Precision Metrology Networks in Three Dimension


Ding, X and Coleman, R, Adjustment of Precision Metrology Networks in Three Dimension, Survey Review, 33, (259) pp. 305-315. ISSN 0039-6265 (1996) [Refereed Article]

DOI: doi:10.1179/003962696791624587


Significant systematic errors can result in precision surveying if the curvature of the earth is ignored in the adjustment of a survey network. The errors can become significant even for networks with very limited extent. An adjustment model for small-scale surveying networks such as precision three-dimensional metrology networks is presented in this paper which uses a local Cartesian coordinate system and applies curvature corrections to all the observations in a network. The adjustment model is useful especially for precise industrial metrology networks such as those established using real-time electronic theodolite systems.

Item Details

Item Type:Refereed Article
Research Division:Engineering
Research Group:Geomatic engineering
Research Field:Surveying (incl. hydrographic surveying)
Objective Division:Expanding Knowledge
Objective Group:Expanding knowledge
Objective Field:Expanding knowledge in philosophy and religious studies
UTAS Author:Coleman, R (Professor Richard Coleman)
ID Code:7436
Year Published:1996
Deposited By:Surveying and Spatial Information Science
Deposited On:1996-08-01
Last Modified:2011-08-19

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